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Welcome to Blackawton, in the heart of Devon’s beautiful South Hams. A working parish with a vibrant community spirit, Blackawton offers so much to discover, from gentle walks giving stunning views over sea and moor, to the historic church with its fabulous rood screen.

This website is run by the Parish Council, but hopes to cover the full range of activities and points of interest in our community. So whether you are long-term resident or just planning a visit, please feel as free to explore the various sections of the site as you are to wander through our tranquil lanes and hidden valleys.

Latest News

Blackawton Road Closure

The road will be closed from 28 May to 3 June, between Trench Firs Corner and the junction with Chapel Street/bus stop, for South West Water works. See roadworks.org for further information and a...

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Re-opening of recycling centres

Devon County Council has announced – LINK All recycling centres (with the exception of Crowndale in Tavistock and Punchbowl in Crediton) will re-open from Monday 11 May 2020 for essential use...

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Celebrating VE Day on Friday 8 May

Socially-distanced wreath-laying, a two-minute silence, a re-broadcast of Winston Churchill’s speech and an address from the Queen are among the national events taking place. The BBC has...

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